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Mohamad Alkadry


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Mohamad G. Alkadry serves as a Professor of Public Policy and the inaugural Director of the University of Connecticut's (UConn) School of Public Policy. He is also an affiliated faculty of Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies, the Center on Community Safety, Policing and Inequality, and the Sustainable Global Cities Initiative at UConn. His research interests include social equity and disparate outcomes of policies on individuals and communities of color. He also publishes in the areas of sustainable public procurement and gender equity. Dr. Alkadry served in the past as a senior research associate at the Center for Urban Redevelopment and Empowerment (Florida Atlantic University) and as a value for money auditor with the Office of the Auditor General of Canada. In addition to over fifty peer reviewed publications, Dr. Alkadry has authored in excess of fifty community and professional studies primarily addressing inequity or economic development issues in communities of color. Mohamad considers himself an engaged scholar who conducts both applied and scholarly work. In the State of Connecticut he has provided several studies and consultations with the CT Council of Women and Girls and several other agencies and units within the State. He has done similar work with other states and organizations.

History of Employment

Professor & School Director
School of Public Policy
University of Connecticut
Academic Consultant
School of Public Administration and Development Economics
Doha Institute for Graduate Studies
Professor & MPA Director
School of International and Public Affairs
Florida International University
Associate Professor
School of Public Service
Old Dominion University
Associate Professor & MPA Director
Public Administration
West Virginia University
Senior Research Associate
Center for Urban Redevelopment and Empowerment
Florida Atlantic University
Value for Money Auditor
Audit Operations
Office of the Auditor General of Canada
Primary Policy Areas

Civil Rights and Liberties, Ethics, Gender Policy, Government Operations/Innovation, Housing, International Aid and Development, Labor/Workforce Training and RecruitmentLabor, Urban Affairs

Primary Sector of Expertise


Primary Functions

Academic Faculty, Academic Administration, Communications and Marketing, Change Management, Human Capital, Intergovernmental, Organizational Structure/Design/Development, Performance Measurement, Procurement and Acquisition, Strategic Planning

Management Matters Podcast

Grand Challenge: Connect Individuals to Meaningful Work

2022 Fall Meeting Preview with Mohamad Alkadry and Ramayya Krishnan

Season: 1 Episode:133 | October 31, 2022

Show Notes:

On this episode, we welcome two Academy Fellows, Mohamad Alkadry, Professor and Director of the School of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut, and Ramayya Krishnan, the Dean of the H. John Heinz III College at Carnegie Mellon University. We discuss the Academy's Grand Challenge of "Connect Individuals to Meaningful Work," specific activities at each of the guests' universities, and a preview of the Academy's Fall Meeting.

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Grand Challenge: Public Service Spotlight

Public Service Spotlight: Mohamad Alkadry

Season: 1 Episode:105 | May 04, 2022

Show Notes:

On this special edition Public Service Recognition Week series, we welcome Mohamad Alkadry, Professor of Public Policy and the inaugural Director of the University of Connecticut's (UConn) School of Public Policy and Academy Fellow, to discuss his career in public service and his advice for future public administrators.